The Structure of Hebrew Poetry Before we begin to analyze specific Psalms, we need one more post about reading. It would be impossible to properly understand how the language of a Psalm works without some introductory understanding of the structure of Hebrew poetry. Poetry is a feature in many books of the Old Testament, found throughout Job, in Jonah 2, and in many of th...Keep Reading
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"I used to use my Sundays to sleep till after lunch time and watch rubbish on tv most of the day which I thought was the best use of my day...I’m not sure what changed and why I suddenly felt led to join my dad at church one Sunday, but looking back it was most definitely a divine moment."...
The Psalms are poems. As such, they are rhythmic, they are evocative, and at times, they are difficult to understand. I read a lot of poetry, and believe me, the Psalms are astoundingly good poems. However, I don’t know many people who read or enjoy poetry. This isn’t the place to teach reading poetry, and I wouldn’t be qualified to teach such a thing, bu...Keep Reading